Tag: Clarins eye shadows
Clarins have been killing it with their eye shadows lately, and I have been completely in love.
I’ve been wearing their summer cream eye shadows pretty much exculively for months (and also made some of my friends get those), and their new Autumn palettes are also to-die-for. I’ve already included them in my monthly favourites, and here is why.
First of all, I like the packaging which feels more sleek and luxurious compared to the old version, the compacts are also not bulky, and are travel-friendly.
Ecah palette contains four eye shadows. I have 03 Brown and 04 Oud, and here is a close up.
There are four palette in general, and the idea is that each palette is designed to compliment a particular eye colour. Mine are created for brown/hazel eyes. The other two variations are: Nude for blue eyes and Rosewood for the green. Although you can, obviously, choose whichever palette.
As for the ones that I have 03 Brown is great for creating shadows and contour, and also for subtle classic brown smoky eyes. However, it is 04 Oud the star of
Nude eye shadow palettes continue to take the (beauty) World by storm. Here are the newest variations. Do you like the look of them, or do you have enough nude palettes to last you for a life time?
Bobbi Brown The Nude Library 25th Anniversary Edition, $200 from Saks
This palette was created to celebrate Bobbi Brown’s 25th anniversary, and features the most-loved and best-selling nude eye palettes from Bobbi’s archives. Sounds like a must-have, Bobbi does know her neutral shades.
Estée Lauder Sultry Nudes Eye Shadow Palette, £44 from Harrods.
A palette which features 14 eye shadows with different finishes. There is also a
We continue the preview of the Autumn 2016 makeup collections, and now it’s time to take a look at what Clarins prepared for us. This collection features new eye shadows quads, new mascara in black and brown and a renewed BB cream. Let’s take a look.
4-Colour Eyeshadow Palettes, £34
These eye shadows can be applied alone or layered for a variety of make- up looks. Each palette offers highly concentrated mineral pigments in a of matte, satin and pearlescent finishes. Can be used wet or dry.
Shades: 01 Nude 02 Rosewood 03 Brown 04 Oud (Harrods and Selfridges exclusive shade)
BB Skin Detox Fluid SPF 25 £30
“Half make-up, half skin care, BB Skin Detox Fluid SPF 25 instantly
Meet the star of Clarins Spring 2016 release, the Natural Glow 5-Colour Shadow Palette (£33). This is a quint which comes in the most beautiful compact, it is a beautiful reflective copper.
Inside you get the following shades:
- a pale pink glitter (my personal favourite), it gives that beautiful multi-dimensional effect; just make sure you are being careful with your application, as it can get all over the face, as all glitter shades.
- the next one is a matte ivory shade which will be a my-skin-by-better for light skin-tones and a highlighter for darker skin tones.
- metallic copper, with peachy pink under tones, the most unique one from the metallic trio.
- metallic bronze, will look flattering on pretty much everyone.
- dark purple, a great shade to use as a liner or for the outer corner.
It’s time for February favourites, and considering that I was sick for 10+ days in the shortest month of the year, there isn’t that much to show. But here are the products that really stood out to me.
Soap & Glory Whipped Clean Shower Butter (review)
Moisturising shower product that smells of almonds, pistachios and vanilla. Oh, yes! It is an instant cheer-me-up and works great for shaving, too.
Kerastase Mousse Bouffante Luxurious Volumising Mousse
I’ve been on a hunt for a new product for voluminous hair for some time now, and this is the one I’ve picked up, as mentioned here. I was a bit worried, as I haven’t used a mousse in more than 10 years but this one really delivers. Mousse Bouffante creates beautiful big hair without being sticky or making the hair look or feel greasy.
Uriage Gyn-Phy Intimate Hygiene Protective Cleansing Gel
Probably the best product for intimate hygiene I’ve ever used, it is gentle but effective, smells really nice and is a great way to start and finish the day with. We talk so much about facial cleansers and shower gels but not enough about the intimate washes. And this is a great one, go get it.
Maybelline Master Smoky Shadow Pencil in Smoky Chocolate (Review and Swatches)
I have re-discovered my